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Dorothy Laura Skidmore Watson
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1890
West Virginia, USA
Death: May 2, 1961
Big Horn County
Wyoming, USA

Obituary saved by Haskell Funeral Home
Printed in: The Lovell Chronicle, May 11, 1961
Added by: Lovell Cemetery

Dorothy Lora Skidmore Watson, the daughter of Samuel and Savannah Skidmore, was born at Holly, Braxton, West Va., Sept. 24, 1890, the seventh child in a family of nine. Her mother joined the LDS church when Dorothy was 15 years old, and she was baptized the following year.

A desire to be active in the church brought most of the family to Wyoming in 1910. Shortly after they arrived in Lovell, Dorothy met Thomas B. Watson, and they were married July 3, 1913. They moved to a farm southeast of Lovell, where their eight children were born and raised.

After most of their family was grown, they and their youngest daughter moved to town, where there was more time and opportunity to work in the church. She became interested in genealogy and was able to trace her ancestors back into the 16th century.

Mrs. Watson had been a teacher in the Primary and Sunday School, and a faithful Relief Society visiting teacher.

She is survived by her husband; four sons, Arden of Brigham City, Utah, Earnest of Rosberg, Ore.; Dale of Seminole, Okla, and Richard of Lovell; two daughters, Velma Nevelle and Ester Robinson, both of Farmington, New Mex.; a sister Ester Hamm of Haywood, Calif.; two brothers, Horace in Thermopolis and Isaac in Calif.; twenty-one grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Two daughters Alice and Faye, preceded her in death.
Family links: 
  Savannah Brake Skidmore (1855 - 1948)
  Thomas Rowan Watson (1887 - 1978)
  Arden Eugene Watson (1914 - 2008)*
  Alice Watson (1915 - 1932)*
  Ernest C. Watson (1917 - 2002)*
  Fay Watson Gibhardt (1919 - 1950)*
  Thomas Richard Watson (1922 - 2011)*
  Gaius Eugene Skidmore (1884 - 1953)*
  Horace Skidmore (1887 - 1973)*
  Dorothy Laura Skidmore Watson (1890 - 1961)
  Isaac Leonard Skidmore (1898 - 1981)*
  Levi Brake Skidmore (1931 - 1937)*
*Calculated relationship
Lovell Cemetery
Big Horn County
Wyoming, USA
Created by: Lovell Cemetery
Record added: Jul 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39588783
Dorothy Laura <i>Skidmore</i> Watson
Added by: Lovell Cemetery
Dorothy Laura <i>Skidmore</i> Watson
Added by: Lovell Cemetery
Dorothy Laura <i>Skidmore</i> Watson
Added by: Lovell Cemetery
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